8560.000 Oreosyce Hook. f.

Description of the genus

Small scandent herbs. Leaves simple, petiolate. Tendrils simple. Inflorescence consisting of few-flowered sessile fascicles, rarely solitary, pedicellate. Flowers small, yellow; receptacle-tube narrowly campanulate; lobes small, filiform; corolla-lobes 5, united near the base. Fruit ovoid, tuberculate or spiny, green or yellowish, dehiscent by expulsion of seeds from pedicel-scar. Seeds ovate in outline, compressed, with broad margins and depressed disk.

Worldwide: 1 species in Africa and Madagascar.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Oreosyce africana

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africana Hook. f.N,W,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Oreosyce:

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Flora of Botswana: Oreosyce
Flora of Malawi: Oreosyce
Flora of Mozambique: Oreosyce
Flora of Zambia: Oreosyce

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Oreosyce
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Oreosyce
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Oreosyce
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Oreosyce
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oreosyce

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Oreosyce.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1432, retrieved 25 June 2019

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